Microsoft may not be actively developing smartphones or phone OS software, but that doesn't mean it's not going full speed ahead on mobile, with a variety of apps and services for Apple's iOS and Google Android, as well as various other mobile-related projects. This is page is Windows Central's go-to destination for all things Microsoft mobile.
These are the best affordable Windows 10 tablets money can buy
Looking to buy a great Windows 10 tablet without breaking the bank? Take a look at this collection of quality, affordable tablets. You won't be disappointed.
The Xbox app on Android is getting a major update, enables new features
The Xbox mobile application is getting a major update today that rebuilds the app from the ground-up. The update also enables Xbox remote play (previously Console Streaming) for all users, and enables multi-device log-in for Xbox Live.
Project Andromeda: The secret history of Windows on Surface Duo
Here at Windows Central, we've been following Microsoft's Surface Duo project for quite some time. We first wrote about Microsoft's dual-screen pocket PC efforts under the codename Andromeda in 2017, and I had started hearing about the project a considerable time before then. It was originally going to be a Windows device, and kickstart Microsoft's mobile efforts with a brand new,...
The budget phones to buy to play xCloud on right now
If you want to play games from Microsoft's xCloud service on your phone, then you'll need Android. If you already have a phone, then great, you're all set, but if you're looking to get a new device without breaking the bank then have a look at this little lot.
Should you get the new iPad Air over the Surface Go 2?
Apple's new iPad Air looks pretty solid, but should you choose it over the Surface Go?
This is the best Windows 10 tablet you can buy right now
There are many Windows 10 tablets on the market, but it's hard to sort through the rubbish. Here's our picks for the best Windows 10 tablets you can buy right now. At the top of our list is the Surface Pro X, which we think is the best due to its ARM processor, large display, and thin form factor while still packing good battery life and excellent performance.
Minecraft on Windows 10 Mobile and other older platforms is ending support
To help better support newer platforms, many older platforms are being left behind by Minecraft. This includes Windows 10 Mobile.
Do Microsoft Surface Earbuds work with iPhones and iPads?
While Surface Earbuds work with iPhones and iPads, there are some limitations to consider. We've rounded up what you need to know.
Technostalgia: A look back at our favorite technologies from better days
During these dark days, there's never been a better time to embrace the sunnier times of the past. In our 2020 Technostalgia story package, we do just that.
Windows Insiders can now use multiple devices in Your Phone app
Microsoft's Your Phone app now supports multiple devices for Windows Insiders. The app now lets you add additional devices to stay connected through your PC.
Hands-on with Surface Duo's OS gestures, spanning, app groups, and more
Microsoft's Surface Duo is coming soon, and the company has been working hard on finalizing the version of Android that will be shipping on Surface Duo later this year. Microsoft has released several emulator builds over the last few months, with each one progressing with new changes, bug fixes, and overall polish. Let's go hands-on with the latest build!
Microsoft Defender is ready to take on Android
Microsoft launched the public preview of its antivirus app for Android today. Microsoft Defender for Android is intended primarily for businesses and organizations, and it will help protect from phishing attacks and much more.
Remembering the good old days of Windows Phone
Remembering Windows Phone, the platform that almost was. As part of our nostalgia month, we thought we'd look back at some of the devices that led us into this ecosystem, in all their shiny polycarbonate glory.
Microsoft's Your Phone app now lets you control your smartphone's audio
The Your Phone app on Windows 10 now supports controlling your smartphone's audio. The feature first rolled out in preview in April and is now generally available.
Closer look at how Microsoft's Android apps behave on Surface Duo
Microsoft's Surface Duo is coming soon. We're getting closer and closer to an official launch, but we haven't yet heard anything about the software experiences we can expect to see when Surface Duo is ready. Microsoft has been working behind the scenes to update most of their first-party Android apps with support for Surface Duo.